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Residents from across Wandsworth attend Covid-19 vaccination information event

More than 120 people attended Wandsworth Council’s Covid-19 vaccination information event last night (Thursday 25 Feb).

26 Feb 21

Welcome for change to parking rules outside shops on Putney red route

Councillors who lobbied Transport for London chiefs to relax parking rules outside shops on the Upper Richmond Road have welcomed the news that these efforts have paid off.

23 Feb 21

Energy boost: Pipes laid for Nine Elms low-carbon heat network

Residents and businesses in Nine Elms will soon benefit from a more sustainable type of heating thanks to a District Heating Network being installed underground.

17 Feb 21

New support programmes for local businesses

Wandsworth Council is funding a series of bespoke support programmes to help businesses through some of the challenges presented by COVID-19. The programmes on offer are designed to help entrepreneurs to build resilience as they Start, Reset & Grow their business during these uncertain times.

24 Feb 21

Join the Conversation with Climate Conversations

Building on the momentum generated by the Wandsworth Climate Summit of November 2020, the council has created a new series of events called Climate Conversations.

19 Feb 21

Vaccination update and interview with Shannon Katiyo, Director of Public Health

The vast majority of frontline NHS and care staff, people living in care homes for older adults as well as people aged 70 and over have now been vaccinated.

19 Feb 21

Drawing competition for 3-7 year olds: prizes for the winners

Children age three to seven years old, who live or go to school in the London Borough of Wandsworth, are encouraged to enter a colouring-in competition, as part of the council’s MyWandsworth campaign to keep the borough looking at its best. 

19 Feb 21

Plans unveiled to protect historic gem from flooding

The council has unveiled plans to protect a unique historical highway in Putney from flooding and the effects of excessive rainfall.

19 Feb 21

Mayor thanks St George's Hospital

The Mayor of Wandsworth has written to the Chief Executive of St George’s Hospital to thank staff and army medics for their ‘truly outstanding work’ in response to the pandemic.  

18 Feb 21

Battersea based teacher training partnership chosen to raise school standards across south west London

A Wandsworth based teacher training partnership has been chosen as a new hub for teacher training and development in four boroughs across south west London, it was announced today (Monday).

15 Feb 21

Help shape new vision for Wandle Delta

Wandsworth residents are being asked to comment on a masterplan to guide development in the riverside Wandle Delta area.

15 Feb 21

Don’t forget to take part in Census Day 2021

Households across the country - including Wandsworth - are being asked to take part in Census Day 2021.

18 Feb 21

Construction work continues apace at Chestnut Grove Academy’s new sixth form block

Construction work is continuing apace to provide a new 21st Century sixth-form teaching block at Balham’s Chestnut Grove Academy.

15 Feb 21

Tooting residents offered choices on plans to curb cut through traffic near St George’s

Residents living next door to Tooting’s St George’s Hospital are being asked if they would like action taken to prevent motorists using their neighbourhood as a cut-through.

10 Feb 21

Wandsworth’s Environment and Sustainability Strategy Gets Refreshed

Wandsworth Council has declared a climate emergency, setting the targets of being a carbon-neutral organisation by 2030.

As part of this decade-spanning strategy to tackle climate change in the borough the council has committed to reviewing and updating its climate change action plan – the Wandsworth Environment and Sustainability Strategy (WESS) - annually.

11 Feb 21

Switch to direct debit and enter our prize draw

Pay your adult social care invoices by direct debit for a chance to win £200.

12 Feb 21

New community website aims to ‘Beautify Balham’

A new community website that promotes cleaner and greener neighbourhoods in Balham has now gone live.

11 Feb 21

Wandsworth makes council tax pledge to help residents

Wandsworth Council is leading the way in London by freezing its general element of the council tax for the forthcoming year.

04 Feb 21

Devices keep people connected

Wandsworth Council is reminding vulnerable people that they can apply for easy-to-use communication tablets to help them keep in touch with loved ones and carers.   

10 Feb 21

Mayor welcomes in Year of the Ox

The Mayor of Wandsworth has welcomed in the Chinese New Year with staff and students at the WenLin Chinese School.

12 Feb 21

Wandsworth’s Walking and Cycling Strategy Moves Forward

Last week the Strategic Planning and Transportation Overview and Scrutiny Committee met to agree the production of a new Walking and Cycling Strategy. 

The strategy will detail the actions Wandsworth Council will take to increase the rates of walking and cycling within the borough.

08 Feb 21

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